NEWS AND VIEWS: The pig farmer who set Scottish national standards of welfare and who owns a pig farm has been exposed as an alleged,… Read More »Animal welfare chief quits after piglets were killed with a hammer
Greg Kelly, the host of Newsmax was having a bit of fun, admittedly, when he insinuated that President Biden’s dog Champ looks untidy, dirty and… Read More »Is President Biden’s dog Champ untidy, dirty and unkempt?
Farm staff were filmed kicking live trout along the floor. Test Valley Trout Farming supplies ChalkStream®, a brand under which fish from the fish farms… Read More »Undercover video shows workers at Test Valley Trout Farming abusing fish
Consumers should boycott pork as most pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath. Slaughterhouse pigs suffer before death. Millions of pigs suffer poor… Read More »Most British pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath
Yesterday, the French government announced plans to ban the breeding of mink in France and the outlawing of wild animals in travelling circuses under improved… Read More »Breeding of mink to be banned in France
The management at Warsaw Zoo have taken the opportunity to test out CBD oil on a couple of female elephants who it was decided were… Read More »Loss of matriarch elephant at Warsaw Zoo opens door to a CBD trial to reduce stress
Dr Desmond Morris makes a very good point. He says that in the history of the development of the domestication of the dog it has… Read More »Pedigree dogs are looked after better than mongrels
There is a rather sinister history, it seems to me, behind the name of the dog breed called Chow Chow. I’m told that the slang… Read More »Chinese slang word for food is “chow” – also meaning edible dog
Samuel Pachuau, the Wildlife Warden of the Silent Valley National Park, Kerala, India, claimed that the culprits had placed firecrackers inside a pineapple and then… Read More »Culprits placed firecrackers inside a pineapple and gave it to a pregnant elephant
NEWS/VIEWS – SAPPORO CITY, NORTHERN JAPAN: The story is typical in one way: a cat hoarding couple in their fifties failed to ensure that their… Read More »Picture of many white cats among 238 rescued from house in Japan
Zoonotic viruses must be treated as weapons of mass destruction says Lord Hague of Richmond (The Times). I fully agree with him. The coronavirus crisis… Read More »Viruses are like weapons of mass destruction and we must be prepared
The chlorine disinfectant that has been used in China to contain the spread of coronavirus might be polluting drinking water and it might also be… Read More »Coronavirus China: chlorine disinfectant may pollute and damage wildlife
In order for rabbit guardians to provide a high standard of care they should be aware that rabbits are social animals. People are not always… Read More »Rabbit guardians should realise that they are caring for a social animal
British public turn against firework displays because of their companion animals, antisocial behaviour and military veterans
The British public are turning against ad hoc fireworks displays. They want properly organised public displays on a one-off basis instead. Also, firework sellers have… Read More »British public turn against firework displays because of their companion animals, antisocial behaviour and military veterans
Rabbits living solitary lives are lonely and fifty percent of pet rabbits in the UK live alone.
A study published in the journal Vet Record found that the floppy ears of lop rabbits can lead to deafness, eating difficulties, constant pain and… Read More »Lop-eared rabbits may suffer from constant pain
Everything about this photograph is distasteful and unpleasant. Please can we not show animals more respect? This woman is smiling at a pig carcass, sown… Read More »Insensitive picture of smiling woman holding pig carcass like a baby
The zebra’s stripes help to keep the animal cool so says an 85-year-old amateur zoologist and her 71-year-old husband, Alison and Stephen Cobb.
Canadian scientists conducted an extensive analysis of hundreds of “datasets” on micro-plastic contamination. They compared this information with the typical diet and consumption habits of… Read More »Americans ingest up to 52,000 micro-plastic particles a year